Our Lives in Data: Privacy

5/18/2017 6:10:00 AM

I guard my privacy -- or so I thought. Photo data-lock.jpg by Terry Freedman

There's a very nice exhibition at the Science Museum in London. Called 'Our lives in data', it looks at how the data that we provide in various ways is used in planning decisions, how our likes and dislikes can be used to customise the advertisements we see, and also how we as individuals regard our privacy. It's that last one I'd like to consider in this post.

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cross-posted at www.ictineducation.org

Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."

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